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My Favs from Thailand

My favorite things from our Thailand Trip 2016 Favorite place we stayed:  Phi Phi Island, Thailand.  It is just soooo beautiful!  The Holiday Inn Resort there was absolutely wonderful! Favorite hotel room (and bed):  Hands down the nicest was The… Continue Reading →

Thailand budget stats

I debated on whether to share the totals for this trip on the blog.  Some people may see it as spending a whole lot of money, that maybe they can’t afford and others will see the savings.  Travel is not… Continue Reading →

One day in Krabi Thailand

I was very sad to leave Phi Phi and the beach today! It is so beautiful! I would go back in a heartbeat given the opportunity! At least I got to say goodbye to Mr. fluffy long tail this morning… Continue Reading →

Phi Phi Islands (pronounced pee-pee)

A two hour ferry boat ride Northwest of Koh Lanta and South of Phuket lies the Phi Phi Islands (pronounced pee-pee).  The islands were made famous when the movie “The Beach” with Leonardo DeCaprio was filmed here in beautiful Maya… Continue Reading →

Koh Lanta part 2 – NOT scuba

Our last day in Koh Lanta was one without any plans.  That changed quickly though.  We had booked a stay and scuba package through the scuba shop originally and somewhere along the way, our reservation got screwed up and they… Continue Reading →

Chiang Mai

Thailand’s “second city”, Chiang Mai, lies 425 miles north of Bangkok, surrounded by the Thai Highlands mountain range.    Although it’s much smaller than Bangkok, it is still quite a busy place that’s up before dawn and still going into… Continue Reading →


We are at DMK – Bangkok’s smaller airport waiting to board or next flight to Chiang Mai.  It’s about a two hour flight.  We made it here in record time as I think the cab driver drove 100 mph to… Continue Reading →

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